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Bill establishes central drug authority for substance abuse


Portfolio Committee on Social DevelopmentNew legislation to assist in combating drug trafficking and substance abuse with the establishment of a comprehensively-based Central Drug Authority and a system to deal with…

Minister outlines achievements of social sector cluster


Minister of HealthThe government would continue to focus attention on the private health sector to promote affordability and access to health care. Social services could not strictly be regarded as…

Social Development Presents Annual Report to Parliament


Portfolio Committee on Social DevelopmentSouth Africa will host the World Social Security Forum, tasked with evaluating international trends in social security, in 2010. The department of social development presented its…